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Got a great product idea?

From ideation to market introduction, product development journeys can be unpredictable and, at times, intimidating. There are so many options to consider, so many questions that need reliable answers. Do you have the experience it takes to navigate the twists and turns of the road in front of you?

UW-Stout is a pivotal resource for creators and innovators, visionaries and inventors. No matter what point you're at in the process, we have the opportunities, tools and services to help you with:

  • market research

  • prototyping

  • start-up funding options

  • industry connections

  • objective feedback and information

Let's talk. Reach out to UW-Stout's product development experts.


Malco applies the right tools to improve product development and more.

Malco Products sought to improve product development of tools and equipment the company produces for trade professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
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Idea to Prototype

Bob Rosendahl of Menomonie invented Cradle Stake, a product designed to secure gutter downspouts and protect them.
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...gave me the resources to move forward, answer those questions and get over those hurdles.
Captain Jeff Dykes Inventor of the Northern Star electronic compass
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